James Mair

M, #6289, b. 3 November 1855
     James Mair was born on 3 November 1855 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of David Mair and Ann Anderson. His family was known by the tee-name of "Bobbin".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1861 census at 183 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: David Mair, head; Ann Mair, wife; James Mair, son; Ann Mair, daughter; John Mair, son; Hellen Mair, servant.3


  1. [S5034] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "James Mair, male. Birth: 03 NOV 1855 Rathven, Banff, Scotland. Father: David Mair. Mother: Ann Anderson."
  2. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  3. [S7713] 1861, Scottish Census, "James Mair, son, male, age 6, born in Banffshire, Rathven, resident at 183 Portknockie."